What would you say if tomorrow or yesterday were a milestone moment for you?

If today were your and your partner’s 5th anniversary you would say: "It’s been 5 years since we started dating" or "We’ve been dating for 5 years already" or some might say: "It’s 5 years since we started dating." But what way would you say the same thing, if the anniversary were tomorrow or yesterday? … Read more

“It will be Ann’s birthday on Saturday.” & “It is Ann’s birthday on Saturday.”

Are these sentences correct? Have they got the same meaning and similar usage? It will be Ann’s birthday on Saturday. It is Ann’s birthday on Saturday. Answer It will be Ann’s birthday on Saturday. It is Ann’s birthday on Saturday. Both examples are grammatical. However, as a person’s birthday does not change, is could be … Read more

Christmas came three days early to felons

Which is correct? "Christmas came three days early to felons" or "Christmas came three days earlier to felons"? The wave of corrupt presidential pardons began Wednesday. Christmas came three days early to felons George Papadopoulos, former Congressmen Duncan Hunter and Chris Collins, and 17 others. Hunter and Collins lined their family’s pockets by misusing campaign … Read more

Time clauses and present perfect progressive

I have found a rule that we cannot use future forms when using time clauses including expressions such as: while, before, after, until/till, as, once, as soon as, as long as, by the time Does this mean that below sentence is not grammatically correct if it contains "by the time"? "How long will John have … Read more

Can you deliver it [when,after] it [is | will be] assembled?

Right now we are assembling a device. I am asking another person if he is can deliver it [after/when] we finish. What question construction is the most correct? Can you deliver it after it is assembled? Can you deliver it after it will be assembled? Can you deliver it when it will be assembled? Can … Read more

Using Present Perfect tense after “when” to reference the future

Imagine I registered on a web store and bought a subscription in order to sell some stuff. I want to ask what happens to the items I have listed on the store when my subscription expires. I made up this sentence: If the subscription expires, when some of my products still aren’t sold, will they … Read more